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Poser, follower, a charlatan of sorts. One who copies or immitates all or most of the aspects dealing with their idol. They may wish to have certain clothing, skills, vocabulary, etc., of their idols instead of their own. Most likely a wannabe is lacking in self confidence and is looking for guidance.
The wannabe frequently quoted popular phrases from his favorite rock star.
by BBeam November 20, 2003
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Someone who wants to be what they are not.
A big problem these days is white kids wanting to be ghetto.
by Billy Palmer June 20, 2003
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1. Someone trying too hard to fit in with a specific crowd of peepz. They usually change the way they act, dress and or talk.

2. A faker, a poser
by LaLa March 05, 2004
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(A.) Someone who wants to be something else and fit in a crowd, someone who tries to act like someone they want to be even though it's obvious that they're just a stupid wannabe.
Skater wannabes dress like skaters and buy skateboards even though when they try to skate they end up falling on their arse after about 3 seconds.
Gangster wannabes act tough and hard, but when in a dangerous situation they piss themselves and run home.
by Glittery Goddess July 29, 2004
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a person who acts like someone that they are not. also see moron
jeff is such a wanna be.
by customfab75 November 18, 2003
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Desperate person who wants another persons identity so does a pathetic impersonation lame
Get yo big I wanna be Mike face....
by Giddy November 30, 2003
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Another person trying to imitate another. Most of the time for "popularity" or to get rid of their insecurity.
Wanna be Goth, Wanna be Prep... etc.
Jamiey is such a wanna be!
by McKenzieLee December 19, 2005
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